The mission of organizations residing in the Bohemian National Hall is the promotion of Czech culture,

business and traditions as well as the building of a cultural and social dialog between the Czech and American public. The Czech Center New York, Consulate General of the Czech Republic, Bohemian Benevolent and Literary Association and Restaurant “BKB” are all located in the Bohemian National Hall which functions as a lively multi-functional center open to all people interested in the Czech Republic.


TODAY: Ester Havlova: Bound to Architecture

photography exhibition

October 4, 2017 - October 4, 2019,

[3rd Floor] Ester Havlova is a professional photographer focused on architecture but also on theater photography. An award-winning artist, she has created fascinating images for many Czech books and...
Organized by: BBLA Gallery

5 October

Panorama Europe Film Festival 2018

May 29, 2018, 7:00 PM

[1st Floor] Renowned photographer Martin Kollar—whose uncanny images locate moments of everyday life slipping into the surreal—brings his distinctive artistic eye to this mysteriously moving,...
Organized by: Czech Center NY, Consulate General of Slovakia in New York

More Than Entertainment: The Tradition of Czech Puppetry

talk, presentation, film

May 30, 2018, 7:00 PM

[3rd Floor] Vit Horejs, the Artistic Director of Czechoslovak American Marionette Theatre, will discuss subversive puppet activity over three centuries and demonstrate magic marionette manipulation. ...
Organized by: SVU New York, BBLA

Alfons Mucha: Shaping the Czech Identity


May 31, 2018 - June 22, 2018,

[2nd Floor] The exhibition "Alfons Mucha: Shaping the Czech Identity" examines the role of the artist at times of political change, presenting examples of material created by Alfons Mucha...
Organized by: The Mucha Foundation, Czech Center NY, Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic to the United Nations

Case for the New Hangman

Panorama Europe Film Festival 2018

May 31, 2018, 7:00 PM

[1st Floor] This lost classic of the Czech New Wave is a hallucinogenic swirl of Gulliver’s Travels, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, and Kafkaesque surrealism. The freewheeling anti-narrative...
Organized by: Czech Center NY

White Dress Dance Party

June 8, 2018, 7:00 - 11:00 pm

[4th Floor] A popular dance party – Latin, Swing, Hustle and Ballroom music by Express Orchestra. Food buffet, wine bar and dance show. Dress all white and receive $5 discount at the door. The...
Organized by: Association of Free Czechoslovak Sportsmen, BBLA